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Biloxi woman killed while walking on U.S. 49

A pedestrian was killed in a crash while walking on U.S. 49, just north of Mississippi 53, early Friday morning.

Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Chase Elkins said the accident happened at 4:20 a.m.

Mary Elizabeth Swaw, 50, of Biloxi, was struck by a 2015 Hyundai and died. Shaw was walking in the left lane of U.S. 49. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was not injured, Elkins said.

The crash is under investigation.

Sun Herald

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